Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Marina del Rey

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Marina del Rey. Travellers to this walkable city praise the boating, restaurants and shopping. Venice Beach and Santa Monica Pier are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Marina del Rey

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Marina del Rey a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Santa Monica Pier (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Sony Pictures Studios (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Universal Studios Hollywood® (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Warner Brothers Studio (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Marina del Rey

Travellers enjoy Marina del Rey for its boating. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, September, August, July and October are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marina del Rey

Travellers love Marina del Rey for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Marina del Rey is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • La Brea Tar Pits (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Griffith Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Muscle Beach Venice (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Marina del Rey

The nearest airport is in Santa Monica, CA (SMO-Santa Monica Municipal), located 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 3.5 mi (5.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Marina del Rey?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,640 holiday rentals near Marina del Rey. From 719 Condos/Apartments to 608 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Marina del Rey is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marina del Rey?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marina del Rey:

  • Hollywood Hills: 1,765 holiday homes
  • Studio City: 2,087 holiday homes
  • Venice: 705 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 327 holiday homes
  • Ocean Park: 793 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marina del Rey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Marina del Rey. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Marina del Rey Visitors Center: 5,709 holiday rentals
  • UCLA Marina Aquatic Center: 5,695 holiday rentals
  • Fisherman's Village: 5,739 holiday rentals
  • Burton W. Chace Park: 5,705 holiday rentals
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach: 5,691 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Marina del Rey listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Marina del Rey?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 719 Condos/Apartments in Marina del Rey. Our other popular types of Marina del Rey holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 608 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 78 holiday houses
  • Villas: 22 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marina del Rey?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 376 holiday homes with pool available in Marina del Rey. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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